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Table 1 Cause and duration of subfertility

From: Contraception after in vitro fertilisation (IVF): a qualitative study of the views of women who have had spontaneous pregnancies after successful IVF

ID Cause of subfertility Time trying to conceive before 1st livebirth, years
1 Unexplained 3
2 PCOS, male factor 1.5
3 PCOS 3–5
4 Unexplained, borderline male factor 4
5 Endometriosis 9
6 Tubal factor 2
7 Unexplained, borderline male factor 5
8 PCOS 3
9 Complications from ectopic surgery 3
10 Ovarian insufficiency 6
11 Unexplained, borderline male & female factors 2
12 Low anti-müllerian hormone, male factor 3
13 PCOS, hypothyroid 1
14 Male factor 4
15 PCOS 4
16 Male factor 3
17 PCOS, borderline male factor 6
18 Tubal factor, unilateral laparoscopic tubal ligation, PCOS 2
19 Tubal factor 3
20 PCOS, male factor 4
21 Unexplained 1